Welcome Week 2021: Itamar Kastner on bookshops in Edinburgh

Itamar Kastner

A warm welcome to our new students and welcome back to our returning students!  We’ve missed you!  

To celebrate Welcome Week, we’ve asked members of our School community to provide you with a top tip or recommendation for making the most out of your university experience. Watch the videos and check out the resources section below for further information and inspiration! 

Itamar Kastner, MA Cognitive Science Programme Director, on bookshops in Edinburgh

Itamar think it’s a great idea to support your local bookshops. Check out some of Edinburgh’s top independent book shops below: Ten of Edinburgh’s best book shops   

Fun fact: Edinburgh is the world’s first ever UNESCO City of Literature.  
Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature  

Every year in August, Edinburgh hosts events with amazing authors as part of its International Book Festival: 
Edinburgh International Book Festival

If you love literature make sure you visit the Writer’s Museum! It celebrates the lives of the major Scottish writers: Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson. 
The Writer’s Museum